Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Flagship of the Anti-Slave Trade
Powder monkey Aspinwall Fuller
Boys such as Aspinwall Fuller were a common sight aboard U.S. Navy vessels during the Civil War. A native of New York, the 13--year-old Fuller enlisted here in Baltimore in 1864, and was assigned to USS New Hampshire. Throughout
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 39° 17.139′ N, 76° 36.656′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from East Pratt Street. Touch for map. The marker is located on the outside of the USS Constellation visitor center. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Port of Baltimore (a few steps from this marker); Top of the World Observation Level World Trade Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); An Active Port for 300 Years (about 300 feet away); Baltimore Riot Trail (about 500 feet away); Lightship Chesapeake (about 600 feet away); Baltimore Turns the Tide Baltimore Riot Trail (about 700 feet away); Adventure Begins at the Bay's Front Door (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
More about this marker. The marker features two illustrations, one of the Constellation and one of a powder monkey.
Regarding USS Constellation. The USS Constellation is a National Historic Landmark.
Categories. • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,578 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.